Polling sites change

April 8, 2008 Independence County is still feeling the effects of recent flooding, even forcing the election commission to move one of the polling places for the upcoming primary elections.

UACCB to host Renaissance Days

April 7, 2008 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold its fourth annual Renaissance Days Friday and Saturday.

Robber held by victims

April 7, 2008 An armed robbery spree over the weekend came to an end when victims jumped their accused robber, took his gun away and held him until police arrived, according to police reports.

Hazardous waste poses threat

April 7, 2008 Garbage. It is something quickly forgotten once the trash can is emptied and becomes someone else's concern.

Capital murder suspects appear in court

April 7, 2008 Dressed in orange jumpsuits and transported in separate vehicles, the three men accused of killing a Stone County man last week were brought to Independence County this morning to see if they qualify

News of Other Days

April 4, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Tornado sweeps state, counties dodge bullet

April 4, 2008 No homes are being threatened and all dams are holding strong following a night of heavy thunderstorms across north central Arkansas, according to local emergency officials.

No headlight leads police to meth

April 3, 2008 A traffic stop for no headlight allegedly led state police to a woman in possession of methamphetamine, according to an affidavit filed in circuit court by 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force agent